The Pedestrian, the Bus & Contributory Negligence

Lord Boyd’s Opinion in Kyle Smith v Bluebird Buses Limited 2014 CSOH 75 was issued on 25 April 2014. The Pursuer was a pedestrian and was injured in an accident in Aberdeen when he was struck by a bus driven by an employee of the Defenders. A car was stopped at traffic lights in the eastbound offside lane intending to make a right turn. It was being used as a campaign vehicle in the General Election campaign and had flags … Continued